Sanford R. Katz, M.D.

Sanford R. Katz, M.D.

Medical Specialty

Radiation Oncology
(Certified, Amer Board Radiology)

Medical Expertise & Areas of Interests

3-D Conformal Radiation Therapy
Intensity Modulation Radiation Therapy
Body Radiosurgery
TomoTherapy
Brachytherapy
Proton Therapy

Education

Medical School - University of Maryland
University - University of Delaware

Internship

Greater Baltimore Medical Center

Residency

Georgetown Medical Center

Insurances Accepted*

  • AARP Medicare Supplemental Plans
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
  • Aetna Coventry Advantra Louisiana
  • Aetna Coventry Medicare Dual Preferred
  • Aetna Medicare Freedom PPO
  • Amerihealth Caritas Louisiana
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO Preferred Care
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Federal Employees
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Louisiana - HMO Louisiana
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield OGB
  • Cigna HealthCare
  • Coventry Health Care (Aetna)
  • First Health
  • GEHA (Government Employees Health Association)
  • Gilsbar
  • Health Plus of Louisiana
  • Healthy Blue
  • Humana
  • Humana Choice PPO
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Gold Plus SNP Dual Eligible
  • IMA of Louisiana
  • Louisiana Healthcare Connections
  • Louisiana Medicaid
  • Louisiana Medicaid CHIP
  • Mail Handler’s Benefit Plan (Aetna)
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Medicare Traditional Part B
  • Mutual of Omaha Supplemental Plans
  • Novasys Health
  • PHCS (Private Healthcare Systems / Multiplan)
  • PPO Plus
  • Tricare for Life
  • Tricare Prime
  • Tricare Select / Standard
  • UMR (United Healthcare)
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • Workers Compensation

*Insurance Disclaimer: Not all physicians accept all insurance plans. Physicians move in and out of plans throughout the year. When you call for an appointment, confirm that the physician accepts your insurance.

Additional Information

Gender: Male

Age: 49

Dr. Katz practices at the Willis-Knighton Medical Center where he is director of radiation oncology. He is a recognized authority on TomoTherapy.

Services Include
• Traditional Radiation therapy with multiple energy photons and electrons as well as superficial radiation therapy
• Superficial Radiation Therapy
• 3D Conformal Radiation – Willis-Knighton is the most experienced site in Louisiana for this therapy; offers CT visualization of lesions that require more precise radiation techniques
• IMRT - Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy – The radiation therapy department at Willis-Knighton is the leader in the U.S. in IMRT, having offered the technology for eight years. Initially, the center used the Peacock system, and gained national attention with the step-and-shoot IMRT. The center was featured on the cover of an international publication regarding this topic. IMRT was further developed for greater precision evolving to IGRT
• IGRT - Image-Guided Radiation Therapy
• Full Body Radiosurgery